Title: Physicist (Retired), Educator
Company: California State University, Long Beach
Location: Huntington, California, United States
Chi Yu Hu, PhD, Retired Physicist and Educator at California State University, Long Beach, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics and science education.
After leading a career marked by passion and dedication for more than five decades, Dr. Hu is currently a professor emeritus at the California State University, Long Beach. She retired in 2006, after launching her career in academia that began in the early 1960s at St. John’s University. In 1963, she joined the faculty at California State University as an assistant professor of physics. Through her years at the institution, she became instated as a full professor. In addition, Dr. Hu has served as a National Science Foundation Visiting Professor with the UCLA.
Dr. Hu has long been passionate about science and pursued the field in the early days of her academic career. She first earned a Bachelor of Science from National Taiwan University in 1955. After relocating to the United States, she received a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1962. Throughout her career, she maintained affiliation with the American Physical Society, aiding in her professional development and networking. For her work, she has received numerous grants and awards. The National Science Foundation provided her with grants for her work from 1990 to 2008, 1988 to 1990, 1986 to 1988 and 1969 to 1970. She also received a grant from the Department of Energy between 1986 and 1988. Dr. Hu has received numerous accolades from the California State University Long Beach Foundation. In addition, Dr. Hu has contributed to various articles, scientific papers and professional journals.
In addition to her Top Professional Educators feature, Dr. Hu has received recognition with a Marquis Top Industry Expert and Lifetime Achievement.
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